Toroidal Flowers (Twisted Polygonal Tori)

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This Demonstration explores the shape of a torus with a twisted polygonal cross section [1]. The twisting is achieved by rotating the polygonal cross section around the circular centerline of the torus.


Vary the longitudinal gap to see inside the torus. Change the meridional gap to get different "flower-like" views.


Contributed by: Erik Mahieu (February 2019)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



[1] E. Mahieu. "Polygonal Tori" from the Wolfram Demonstrations Project—A Wolfram Web Resource.


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